The Hobbit world premiere: Stars gather in 'Middle Earth'
28 November 2012 Last updated at 11:05 GMT
Hobbit mania erupted in New Zealand's capital for the world premiere of Peter Jackson's new trilogy.
The first of the three movies - prequels to the Lord of the Rings trilogy - was shown at Wellington's Embassy Theatre on Wednesday evening.
Stars flew in for the event, which saw Wellington rebranded as "the Middle of Middle Earth"